Saturday, 24 July 2010

Langsett 24th July 2010

Solitary bee mimicking hoverfly, Cheilosia illustrata.

Langsett 24th July 2010

Bee mimicking tachinid, Tachina grossa.

Langsett 24th July 2010

Wasp mimicking hoverfly, Sericomyia silentis.

Langsett 24th July 2010

This upland flowery glade was full of insect life this morning.

Sunday, 11 July 2010

Old Moor 11th July 2010

Orthetrum cancellatum, frequent at Old Moor today - the first one I've ever managed to photograph.

Thursday, 8 July 2010

Gypsy Marsh 7th July 2010

Conopid, Physopcephala rufipes

Wednesday, 7 July 2010

Gypsy Marsh 7th July 2010

This old marsh has proved interesting for soldier-flies this year, including this spectacular Stratiomys singularior.

Sunday, 4 July 2010

Old Moor 4th July 2010

Interesting visit to Old Moor this afternoon, including this Mediterranean Gull with chicks.